A FaceTime bug that lets a caller listen to the audio of the recipient before he or she answers the phone will be addressed in an update later in the week, Apple said Monday night. 

“We're aware of this issue and we have identified a fix that will be released in a software update later this week," CNBC cited an Apple spokesperson as saying. 

The bug is believed to affect any devices running iOS 12.1 or later, according to a report by 9to5Mac, which was able to reproduce it. To exploit the big, a caller would have to initiate a call with a iPhone contact and, while the phone is dialing, swipe up from the lower part of the screen and after choosing “Add Person,” add his/her name. 

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